Mike Newton was born in Manchester and now lives and works in St Ives, Cornwall where he recently (2017) completed a 10 month stay in the famous Porthmeor Studios.
He has a BSc (Hons.) Mathematics and a BA (Hons.) Fine Art. In 2006 he was awarded an MA Fine Art Painting (Distinction) and a PhD in Fine Art Painting at Bath Spa University in 2013.
He currently works in Studio 5 in the Porthmeor Studios and Studio 4a in White’s Old Workshops on Porthmeor Road, St Ives.